Capparis spinosa

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Related to Capparis spinosa: caper, Cichorium intybus
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Noun1.Capparis spinosa - prostrate spiny shrub of the Mediterranean region cultivated for its greenish flower buds which are pickledCapparis spinosa - prostrate spiny shrub of the Mediterranean region cultivated for its greenish flower buds which are pickled
caper - pickled flower buds used as a pungent relish in various dishes and sauces
caper - any of numerous plants of the genus Capparis
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Summary: Spinosol A (1) and spinosol B (2) were isolated as new steroids from the chloroform soluble fraction of Capparis spinosa.
Organic matter mineralization in soils of Capparis Spinosa L.
7: Usage frequency of the most popular species in Er-Rich Rosmarinus officinalis 95 Thymus satureioides 74 Mentha suaveolens 63 Artemisia herba-alba 48 Foeniculum vulgare 39 Mentha pulegium 37 Peganum harmala 37 Chenopodium ambrosioides 25 Dittrichia viscosa 24 Citrullus colocynthis 23 Lactuca serriola 20 Juniperus phoenica 18 Capparis spinosa 14 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Capparis spinosa is a many-branched plant that lives between 20-30 years.
The antibacterial activity of roots of Capparis spinosa.
Caper has more than 350 types in many different regions of the world; only two species of Caper such as Capparis spinosa and Capparis ovata are naturally grown in Turkey [2, 3].
2008), ao estudarem as proteases extraidas de Capparis spinosa, enzimas estaveis ao pH sao vantajosas na producao de alimentos.
Another interesting find by the researchers - A flower picked near the Western Wall in Jerusalem called the capparis spinosa was found to be useful in the treatment of intestinal worms.
Many other plants like Ricinus communis (Euphorbiaceae), Solanum jasminoides (Solanaceae), Bougainvillea glabra (Nyctaginaceae) and Capparis spinosa (41-42) had also shown to act as future alternative for the control of sandflies.
Capparis spinosa (caper) belongs to the Capparidaceae family, and is thought to have originated in the dry regions of west or central Asia.
Capers are the unopened flower buds of Capparis spinosa, a shrub also known as Flinders rose because the buds resemble the rose more than their closer relative, the cabbage.